Aliases for LCT Gene
External Ids for LCT Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LCT Gene
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the family 1 of glycosyl hydrolases. The protein is integral to plasma membrane and has both phlorizin hydrolase activity and lactase activity. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for LCT Gene
LCT (Lactase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LCT include lactase deficiency, congenital and lactose intolerance. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include glycosylceramidase activity and lactase activity. An important paralog of this gene is GBA3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LCT Gene
LPH splits lactose in the small intestine